One year after the April and May 2015 earthquakes and aftershocks, there remains a long road ahead to finding sustainable solutions for more than 2.6 million people displaced.
25 April 2016 | Blog Post
Guest blogger Reiko Hasegawa from SciencesPo in Paris shares her expert insights on the ongoing struggles faced by people from the radiation contaminated areas who are still displaced five years following the 2011 disaster in Fukushima, Japan.
11 March 2016 | Blog Post
An eye witness account on the current displacement situation in Burundi where thousands of people are fleeing their homes due to political unrest.
22 December 2015 | Blog Post
This week more than 100 governments came together for the Nansen Initiative’s global consultation to discuss what is needed to protect people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
15 October 2015 | Blog Post
In 2014, over 95 per cent of the 220,000 people newly displaced in the country took place in Kenya’s north east. Here, IDMC asks: What has led to this spike in new displacement?
21 May 2015 | Blog Post
IDMC report reveals an increased risk of global displacement caused by disasters, and calls for a stronger link between displacement and disaster risk reduction.
18 March 2015 | Blog Post
Ten years after the Manam volcano erupted, over 15,000 people remain displaced. The government must provide them with durable solutions.
11 December 2014 | Blog Post
When a whole town was displaced in Guinea during the Ebola crisis, the link between disease and displacement began to emerge.
20 November 2014 | Blog Post
Severe flooding and landslides have caused over two billion euros in damages in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Losses have resulted in heightened vulnerability of IDPs, returnees and Roma.
05 September 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC unveils its latest tool to measure pastoralists are at risk of drought-related displacement - and how to prevent it.
17 June 2014 | Blog Post
Examining displacement post-Haiyan, IDMC challenges the common assumption that when people are displaced by disasters, their situation is temporary.
27 May 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC expresses concern over COP19 agenda as focus turns towards issues of compensation and discussions on population displacement are sidelined.
22 November 2013 | Blog Post
As negotiations at UN’s climate change conference (COP19) continue, IDMC data illustrates scale and seriousness of disaster-induced displacement worldwide.
20 November 2013 | Blog Post
IDPs in Philippines move out of the worst-affected areas in response to deteriorating conditions, insecurity and lack of access to shelter, food and other life-saving assistance.
19 November 2013 | Blog Post
An estimated 4.4 million people have been displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, IDMC calls for planning that will support sustainable recovery and mitigate against further disaster.
13 November 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC report explores displacement as a consequence of Boko Haram’s violence and the heavy-handed counterinsurgency against it as well as recurring disaster-related displacement due to yearly flooding.
23 July 2013 | Blog Post
As Cyclone Mahasen makes landfall, one million Bangladeshis are ordered to evacuate and Myanmar’s most vulnerable, those who have already fled violence in the north-west, are forced to flee yet again.
17 May 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC report reveals that 32.4 million people forced to flee their homes in 2012 by disasters such as floods, storms and earthquakes. Though Asia and Africa bore the brunt, 1.3 million also displaced in rich countries, USA particularly affected.
13 May 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC applauds the Philippine government for approving a landmark piece of legislation that will protect the rights of millions of people living in or at-risk of displacement
05 February 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC’s latest report on Haiti highlights the dire situation that internally displaced people continue to suffer three years after the 2010 earthquake
11 January 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC discusses concerns about the human dimensions of climate change at the annual UN conference on climate change.
03 December 2012 | Blog Post